Adelaide, Australia, Aug 14, 2018 / 09:17 am
An Australian court ruled Tuesday that Archbishop Philip Wilson, who was convicted in May of failing to report allegations of child sexual abuse disclosed to him in the 1970s, will serve his 12-month sentence under house arrest.
Archbishop Wilson, 67, resigned as Archbishop of Adelaide July 30.
The prelate will be eligible for parole after six months, and will be serving his sentence at the home of a relative in New South Wales, wearing a tracking device.
The archbishop's lawers have said they will appeal the conviction.